Our Expertise

With more than 15 years of experience, Break the Cycle is the only organization in the country with the unique combination of tangible direct service experience and the skills and knowledge to provide high-level training on the issue of dating violence policy, intervention and prevention.

Our trainers develop engaging, informative trainings, drawing on their diverse backgrounds as attorneys, domestic violence advocates, educators, social workers, youth, public health professionals and youth services professionals. Not to mention, we have a combined 50 years of experience in the field of domestic and dating violence services.

What People are Saying

"Very professional, well organized, pleasant environment, great job facilitating conversations from audience."

"The presentation styles were fabulous! Timing was great!"

"The entire training was excellent!"

Federally Recognized

In 2007, Break the Cycle was chosen as a federal technical assistance provider by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women and continues to work closely with OVW grantees in the STEP, Youth Services and Rural programs. We have trained more than 30,000 adults on how to effectively serve teens experiencing dating violence and reach even more through our tools and resources, organized by audience throughout this training section.

Do You Train Government Agencies?

We have also trained and consulted with numerous federal and state agencies.

  • California Department of Public Health
  • District of Columbia Department of Mental Health
  • Ohio Attorney General’s Office
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office on Women’s Health
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Victims of Crime
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • U.S. Department of State

Where Have You Presented?

Break the Cycle staff have led keynotes, workshops and symposia at national, regional and state conferences.

  • American Association of Community Justice Professionals Annual International Institute of Evidence-Based and Best Practices
  • Campus Public Safety Institute
  • Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Best Practices Coalition Conference
  • Delta Research and Educational Foundation Center for Research on African American Women Conference
  • Ending Violence Against Women International Conference
  • Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women
  • Healthy Masculinity Summit
  • Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
  • Men and Women as Allies Conference
  • National Gay and Lesbian Law Association’s Lavender Law Conference
  • National Council of Jewish Women Washington Institute
  • National Association of Commissions for Women -- Women and Girls Conference
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Conference
  • National Alliance to End Sexual Violence Conference
  • National Network for Youth Conference
  • National Healthy Marriage Resource Center Conference
  • New York Anti-Stalking Task Force Conference
  • Oklahoma Partnership to End Violence
  • Oklahoma Safe and Drug Free Schools Conference
  • Oklahoma’s School Counselors Association Training
  • Peace Over Violence Teen Dating Violence Conference
  • Responding to Juvenile Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Conference
  • Symposium Celebrating the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
  • Victims of Crime Act National Training Conference
  • World Conference of Women's Shelters